Curious Crab

I love the ghost crabs along the beach. There are really small ones, then there are the big ones.  They are so cute.  I love watching them come out of their burrows then when a bird flies over, they scurry back inside.  They usually run away from people too, but this curious one in the…


I first saw an oystercatcher while walking along the beach several years ago. One landed a few feet from me and I stopped to watch in amazement.  I saw babies through someone’s binoculars another year.  Now they are one of my favorite shorebirds. We saw a few on our walk the other day and I…

Dolphin Watching

Hubby and I went on a whale & dolphin watch boat our first day camping in Cape May, NJ.  I went on one before a long time ago when I was 13.  My middle school went there on a field trip and that was my first time in Cape May as well.  I fell in…

Summer Walk Poem

A warm summer morning, full of peace and wonder, to capture and write about the beauty I saw on my walk. Blue skies and soft clouds, dragonflies and sun rays, red-winged black birds calling, and wild roses along the way. Following the breeze to the sea where I find calm ocean waves, seagulls, crabs, and…

A rose is a rose

“The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change: Yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is.” -Paulo Coelho

Sunset Beach

Tonight’s sunset was amazing after the great time we had today. I hope my posts inspire some peace.

Morning walk at the beach…

We went for a beautiful walk at Cape May Point State Park this morning.  We saw wildflowers, dragonflies, and birds. Took some nice pictures with the Nikon. We’re staying safe and having lunch back at the cabin. Heaven seems a little closer when you’re near the sea.🐚


an elegant swan swimming in cool blue water with calm harmony ©Tanya Kohl 2020

Dune Trail

journey to the sea softest sand leading the way ocean breeze ahead ©Tanya Kohl 2020  

Full of stars

“This is what one thirsts for, I realize, after the smallness of the day, of work, of details, of intimacy – even of communication, one thirsts for the magnitude and universality of a night full of stars, pouring into one like a fresh tide.” -Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift From The Sea